Course Duration
1 Year
Location
Cauldon Campus
Course Cost
£ 1420.00
Do I have to pay this fee? These courses receive government funding, and some learners will be eligible for FREE tuition if they meet specific criteria. Some L code courses at Level 3 to 6 may also have an Advanced Learning Loan available for learners aged 19 and over.
Course Code
PL4188
Start Date
04/10/2022
Start Time
17:00:00
Day
Tue

Course Summary

The Level 4 Certificate in Education and Training is a first stage teaching qualification which has a teaching/training practice requirement. It is an ‘in service’ qualification designed for those working or wishing to work as teachers/trainers in England. It may be possible for pre-service teachers/trainers (defined as those who are not formally contracted as teachers/trainers) to also complete this qualification.
Candidates who successfully complete this qualification will have a fundamental understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a teacher/trainer in relation to legislation, equality, diversity, inclusivity and meeting the needs of learners. They will be able to use initial and diagnostic assessments and plan and deliver inclusive teaching and learning. They will also be able to assess learning and use appropriate resources to support effective learning.
The qualification covers the knowledge, skills and behaviours required by teachers/trainers in the further education and skills sector, such as:
*Understanding roles, responsibilities and relationships in education and training
*Planning to meet the needs of learners in education and training
*Delivering education and training
*Assessing learners in education and training
*Using resources for education and training

Course Requirements

Entry Requirements

You should hold an advanced level qualification (minimum level 3) in the subject area you wish to teach. You will also need to demonstrate a good level of English and Maths skills and preferably a level 2 qualification in English/literacy.

How Is It Assessed

There will be theory and practical assignments. You will also be assessed by observations and you will be required to submit a portfolio.

How Is It Taught

The course includes theory and practical sessions that will enable you to increase your knowledge and develop and practise your skills. You will be required to complete some self-study and in particular reading educational text books and journals.

What Could I do Next

Successful candidates may progress to the DET (Diploma in Education and Training), PGCE and/or a BA in Education.

What Else Do I Need To Know

You will need to have access to a total of 30 hours of teaching practice during the course. It is also important to have access to a subject specialist mentor, who is normally in the workplace where the teaching practice is undertaken. This will allow you to teach in the post compulsory sector and work for further education colleges, adult and community centres and work-based training providers in an Associate Teacher role.

Entry Requirements

You should hold an advanced level qualification (minimum level 3) in the subject area you wish to teach. You will also need to demonstrate a good level of English and Maths skills and preferably a level 2 qualification in English/literacy.

How Is It Assessed

There will be theory and practical assignments. You will also be assessed by observations and you will be required to submit a portfolio.

How Is It Taught

The course includes theory and practical sessions that will enable you to increase your knowledge and develop and practise your skills. You will be required to complete some self-study and in particular reading educational text books and journals.

What Could I do Next

Successful candidates may progress to the DET (Diploma in Education and Training), PGCE and/or a BA in Education.

What Else Do I Need To Know

You will need to have access to a total of 30 hours of teaching practice during the course. It is also important to have access to a subject specialist mentor, who is normally in the workplace where the teaching practice is undertaken. This will allow you to teach in the post compulsory sector and work for further education colleges, adult and community centres and work-based training providers in an Associate Teacher role.